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Aug 23, 2009 1:30pm EDT
i'm jessica. to fill us in on the week's top stories here's lauren. >> president-elect obama has chosen his security team. the biggest surprise - he nominated his former rival - hillary clinton - to be secretary of state. >> she possesses an extraordinary intelligence and a remarkable work ethic. >> mr. obama also announced he's nominating governor bill richardson of new mexico to be the secretary of commerce. >>> it's official -- the nation's economy is in a recession. that means instead of a growing economy, it's becoming weaker. all eyes are on washington for guidance. leaders of the nation's top car companies are willing to work for less than your weekly allowance. if the government loans their failing companies money - the ceo's of ford, chrysler, and gm say they'll take a salary of just $1 a year. >>> officials in india are blaming pakistani terrorists for the ten violent attacks in mumbai last week. u.s. secretary of state condoleeza rice is visiting the area hoping to ease tensions between the countries. >>> a surprising number of teens admit they cheat on tests. in fact,
NBC
Aug 8, 2009 1:00pm EDT
>>> join us next for "teen kids news." here's a look at what we're reporting on this week. forget the movies, i'll take you inside the real headquarters of the cia. >> i'll tell about a special program that helps kids who are legally blind to keep their goals in sight. >> find out why some people are wild about rugby! >> grab your tape. we have the biggest comic book in the world. >> coming up, an interview with a grammy award-winning musician. >> and there's more, just ahead on "teen kids news." >> hi, i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. we'll start with headlines from around the world. ed the two american journalists are home safely. laura ling and euna lee were arrested in march when they illegally entered the communist country. after months of negotiations, the women have been pardoned and released by the north korean government. they returned stateside with former president bill clinton, who was in north korea to arrange their release. >> we are very grateful that we were granted amnesty by the government of north korea. and we are so happy to be home. >> meanwhile, his wife, se
NBC
Aug 16, 2009 1:00pm EDT
us more. felipe? >> that's right jessica. an organization called habitat for humanity builds homes for needy families. it's hard work, but also a lot of fun. to me, home means a place to feel safe and secure and to be loved. >> home is someplace you can keep your family, have fun, and chill. >> a safe place where you could lay your head. >> unfortunately, not everyone can own a home. some people only have the money to rent. others can only afford houses that aren't safe. >> it's unacceptable for anybody to go to bed at night in substandard housing. that's the mission. >> habitat helps families buy new homes at affordable prices. one of the ways they save money is by using volunteer builders. >> get out and go and change the world. one hammer at a time, one two-by-four at a time, one helping hand at a time. >> and a lot of those helping hands belong to teens. >> i just started my freshman year and got hooked on it. >> it's a good thing to help a family in need, and it's a good way to spend your weekends. >> take and it smooth it on down so it's nice and smooth. >> it doesn't matter
NBC
Aug 8, 2009 1:30pm EDT
>>> join us next for "teen kids news." here's a look at what we're reporting on this week. >> i'll have the story of an organization that's bringing smiles to kids' faces all around the world. >> students who taught their teachers a thing or two about ecology. >> i'll show you the game that launched a thousand shirts. >> we'll go behind the scenes at one of the top ballet schools in the country. >> and there's more, just ahead on "teen kids news." ♪ >>> hi, i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. we'll start with headlines from around the world. >> here's lauren. >>> president obama traveled to the middle east earlier this week. the president's goal -- to help repair and rebuild relations between the u.s. and muslim world. >>> american auto giant general motors officially filed for bankruptcy. this means big changes for the company as they begin restructuring. >> this new gm will be built from the strongest parts of our business, including our best brands and our very finest products. >> but before they can reinvent themselves, gm must first let go of thousands of employees. they announ
NBC
Aug 23, 2009 1:00pm EDT
here to tell us how people are fighting back. >> jessica, cyberbullies are cowards. because they can hide their identity. but that doesn't mean you can't do anything about them. >> i agree not to use technology as a weapon to hurt others. >> these teens and tweens are taking the megan pledge. the oath to help end cyberbullying is dedicated to missouri teen megan meir. megan was 13 years old when she committed suicide after being harassed online. >> it's not just megan. it's not just megan's story. there are thousands and thousands of kids out there every single day. >> megan's mom spoke out at the international cyber-bullying conference. she's working with internet safety experts, and teens to protect kids online. a study by i-safe america shows nearly half of middle-schoolers have been victims of cyber-bullying. nearly half also admit they've been the bully. some kids do it for laughs some kids do it to get a reaction and some kids do it because they're friends were victims and they wanted revenge. wiredsafety.org created the teenangels to help educate kids about staying safe online
NBC
Aug 29, 2009 1:00pm EDT
national cemetery. and high on the hill above us is arlington house. and it's just below that where the family, kennedy family grave site is located. and it's said that on the day after president kennedy was assassinated, jacqueline kennedy came here personally to the cemetery and selected that site. senator kennedy will be given a congressional funeral, and not a full state funeral as was his brother, president kennedy. but the only visible difference, brian, will be that senator kennedy will arrive in a motorcade, in a hearse, while president kennedy, of course, was borne to arlington cemetery on a horse-drawn caisson. once senator kennedy's body will arrive here at the grave site, it will look like the full-blown military ceremony, with a nine-member military casket team. there will be taps played and a three-round volley in a military rifle team. it is then after a brief ceremony with the former archbishop of washington, cardinal theodore mckerick, that senator kennedy will be laid to rest alongside his brothers, president kennedy and robert kennedy. >> jim, thanks. i should men
NBC
Aug 16, 2009 1:30pm EDT
mypyramid.gov to learn more. >>> join us next for "teen kids news." here's a look at what we're reporting on this week. >> i'll report on dogs with a special mission and the teens who train them. >> if you like studying the past and don't mind getting your hands dirty, you'll really dig my report. >> the dos & don'ts of using the internet for homework. >> i'll have the story of a hot new artist, who made it to "american idol," and he didn't even have to face the judges. >> and there's more. just ahead on "teen kids news." >> hi, i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. we'll start with headlines from around the world. >> here's lauren. >> 7,000 u.s. troops arrived in afghanistan. they are the first group of 21,000 soldiers to be deployed to the region by the end of summer. their mission, to train afghan forces and strengthen their government. >> they sent us to afghanistan to get the job done and that's what we're here to do. >> reporter: u.s. troops hope to stabilize the country enough to eventually withdraw all armed forces from the region. >>> worries about finding work for the summer? well, y
NBC
Aug 30, 2009 11:30am EDT
he's open beach foundation to help more people. joining us is michael prokop, and the ceo-in-training, carol skipwith. i want some ice cream. this afternoon might be a little bit better for that. my question to you, in a nutshell, what is the story behind taharka brothers that makes it not just a productive business, but a unique business in that it gives back to the community? >> taharka brothers is a business is centered around possibilities, leadership. we want to be a symbol of hope and opportunities for the community. we think that we can reach communities and give young men, first of all, a sense of identity, and power them towards change -- empower them towards change, and have them care about the community more. >> that is what we do. we change the mindset of young men in the communities. we use them as a tool for things that we show them and teach them. >> how long have you been with the company and how did it change your focus? >> i have been with taharka brothers for about five months. how has it changed me? >> did it change you, did you go as far as being a ceo? >
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